“Rooibee Red Tea is a Kentucky Proud product that is utilizing Kentucky based companies to manufacture, market, and grow our local economy,” said Heather Howell, Rooibee Red Tea CTeaO. “We are honored to receive the title Hot Dozen 2010. Rooibee Red Tea has an exciting future and we look forward to making our mark in the organic marketplace. Follow our growth through Social Media – Be a friend of Rooibee Red Tea on Facebook and Twitter!”
“Our fast-growth comes from our loyal customers introducing Rooibee Red Tea to their countless friends and family,” said Jeff Stum, Rooibee Red Tea founder. “We take pride in our company truly being a home-grown success story.”
Hot Dozen companies are selected because they exemplify Louisville as a place to start and grow a company. Honoring them is part of ENTERPRISECORP’
“Congratulations to this year’s Hot Dozen companies,” said Mayor Jerry Abramson. “They represent the qualities of innovation, imagination and sheer determination, which are essential to 21st century success and to a strong city economy.”
“Hot Dozen companies are the kind of businesses people want to watch, as they’re likely to be the source of much of Louisville’s entrepreneurship and growth over the next decade and beyond,” said Mark Crane, Executive Director of ENTERPRISECORP.
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Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Rooibee Red Tea manufactures and produces a line of organic bottled tea products that are naturally sweet, high in antioxidants, caffeine free and gluten free.
ENTERPRISECORP is the enterprise development arm of Greater Louisville Inc. Its mission is to dramatically increase the number and quality of fast-growth companies headquartered in the region – companies that create the vast majority of new wealth, new revenue and new jobs. Client portfolio ranges from technology start-ups to mature businesses in traditional industries.